Datebook

Dorothy McIlvain Scott American Wing @ Baltimore Museum of Art
Jan 1 – Dec 31 all-day
Dorothy McIlvain Scott American Wing @ Baltimore Museum of Art
12:00 am
The BALTIMORE MUSEUM OF ART recently unveiled its newly renovated American Wing in conjunction with the museum’s 100th anniversary. More than 800 works explore...
Jan 10 – Aug 9 all-day
Jacob Lawrence: Struggle… From the History of the American People @ THE PHILLIPS  COLLECTION
12:00 am
On view at THE PHILLIPS COLLECTION, 12 panels from Jacob Lawrence’s Struggle series depict events from the Revolutionary War through the great Westward expansion...
Mar 7 – Sep 6 all-day
Seasonal Landscapes in Japanese Screen @ FREER GALLERY OF ART
12:00 am
Cherry blossoms are a focal point in 16th- and early 17th-century folding-screen paintings, on view at the FREER GALLERY OF ART. These landscapes combine...
Elaine de Kooning: Portraits @ National Portrait Gallery
Mar 13 2015 – Jan 10 2016 all-day
Elaine de Kooning:  Portraits @ National Portrait Gallery
12:00 am
A collection of rarely seen paintings by the late American Abstract Expressionist will be on view at the NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY. The 66 works...
Mar 21 2015 – Jan 3 2016 all-day
Scaling Washington:  Photographs by Colin Winterbottom @ National Building Museum
12:00 am
The first museum show by this DC photographer documents the restoration of the Washington Monument and National Cathedral after they suffered damage during the...
Mar 21 – Aug 24 all-day
Unraveling Identity:  Our Textiles, Our Stories @ THE TEXTILE MUSEUM
12:00 am
Marking THE TEXTILE MUSEUM’s debut in its new location at George Washington University, this seminal exhibit displays more than 100 textiles from around the...
Asian Art Galleries Reopening @ The Baltimore Museum of Art
Apr 1 all-day
Asian Art Galleries Reopening @ The Baltimore Museum of Art | Baltimore | Maryland | United States
12:00 am
The Baltimore Museum of Art is doubling the space that houses its Asian art collection. Opening this spring, two renovated galleries will showcase about...
The Artistic Journey of Yasuo Kuniyoshi @ SMITHSONIAN AMERICAN ART MUSEUM
Apr 3 – Aug 30 all-day
The Artistic Journey of Yasuo Kuniyoshi @ SMITHSONIAN AMERICAN ART MUSEUM
12:00 am
The SMITHSONIAN AMERICAN ART MUSEUM is showing a major exhibit of the work of Japanese-born Modernist Yasuo Kuniyoshi. Nearly 70 of the artist’s best paintings...
On Paper: Spin, Crinkle, Pluck @ BALTIMORE MUSEUM OF ART
Apr 19 – Sep 20 all-day
On Paper: Spin, Crinkle, Pluck @ BALTIMORE MUSEUM OF ART  | Baltimore | Maryland | United States
12:00 am
Eight prints and drawings on display at the BALTIMORE MUSEUM OF ART depict the consequences of actions—for instance, crinkle, spin, pluck, wrap, spit, shuffle,...
Watch This! Revelations In Media Art @ SMITHSONIAN AMERICAN ART MUSEUM
Apr 24 – Sep 7 all-day
Watch This! Revelations  In Media Art @ SMITHSONIAN AMERICAN ART MUSEUM
12:00 am
Innovations in technology have created new avenues for communication and expression. This exhibition at the SMITHSONIAN AMERICAN ART MUSEUM focuses on key moments from...
Apr 26 all-day
Wurtzburger African Art Gallery Reopening @ Baltimore Museum of Art | Baltimore | Maryland | United States
12:00 am
After an expansion to more than three times its former size, the gallery housing the African art collection at the Baltimore Museum of Art...
The Memory of Time: Contemporary Photographs at the National Gallery of Art, acquired with the Alfred H. Moses and Fern M. Schad Fund @ National Gallery  of Art. | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
12:00 am
Twenty-six contemporary artists, including Sophie Calle, Adam Fuss and Vera Lutter, explore concepts of time, memory and history as they relate to photography, in...
May 16 2015 – Jan 2 2017 all-day
Peacock Room REMIX: Darren Waterston’s Filthy Lucre @ Arthur M. Sackler Gallery | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
12:00 am
An immersive installation at the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery by painter Darren Waterston reimagines James McNeill Whistler’s iconic Peacock Room as a decadent ruin...
Eye Pop: The Celebrity Gaze @ National Portrait Gallery
May 22 2015 – Jul 10 2016 all-day
Eye Pop: The Celebrity Gaze @ National Portrait Gallery | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
12:00 am
Works by photographers, painters, printmakers and time-based media artists depict celebrities who transcend fame, recognizing their achievements. The exhibit at the National Portrait Gallery questions...
May 30 – Sep 27 all-day
Japanese Tattoo: Perseverance, Art, and Tradition @ Virginia Museum of Fine Arts | Richmond | Virginia | United States
12:00 am
Organized by the Japanese American National Museum in Los Angeles, this exhibit at Richmond’s Virginia Museum of Fine Arts focuses on the work of...
The Great Inka Road: Engineering an Empire @ National Museum of the American Indian
Jun 26 2015 – Jun 1 2018 all-day
The Great Inka Road: Engineering an Empire @ National Museum of the American Indian | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
12:00 am
The Inka Road stretches 20,000 miles across South America. Providing a vital link between the administrative and spiritual capitals of the ancient Inka world,...
Aug 2 – Dec 12 all-day
Southern Living Idea House @ Charlottesville | Virginia | United States
12:00 am
Located at Bundoran Farm in Charlottesville, Virginia, this show house is full of fresh ideas. Renowned designer Bunny Williams decorated the farmhouse-style residence, which...
Esther Bubley @ National Museum of Women in the Arts
Sep 4 2015 – Jan 17 2016 all-day
Esther Bubley @ National Museum of Women in the Arts
12:00 am
Sixty vintage prints are on exhibit at the National Museum of Women in the Arts to honor Esther Bubley (1921-1998), an American photojournalist who...
The Modern Pueblo Paintings of Awa Tsireh @ Smithsonian American Art Museum
Sep 4 2015 – Jan 31 2016 all-day
The Modern Pueblo Paintings of Awa Tsireh @ Smithsonian American Art Museum
12:00 am
The paintings of Awa Tsireh (1898-1955), an innovative and popular Pueblo artist, 
are on display at the Smithsonian American Art Museum. Tsireh combined his...
Pulse of the Future @ Katzen Art Center at American University
Sep 12 – Oct 18 all-day
Pulse of the Future @ Katzen Art Center at American University
12:00 am
Showcased at the Katzen Art Center at American University, this exhibit focuses on the contrast between contemporary Chinese art of the 1980s and the...
Sep 18 2015 – Mar 13 2016 all-day
Dark Fields of the Republic: Alexander Gardner Photographs 1859-1872 @ The National Portrait Gallery
12:00 am
Esteemed photographer Alexander Gardner, whose work captured the shocking brutality of the Civil War along with memorable pictures of Native Americans during post-war American...
Sep 19 2015 – Feb 14 2016 all-day
China: Through the Lens of John Thomson (1868-1872) @ The Textile Museum
12:00 am
This exhibit at The Textile Museum at George Washington University displays the work of John Thomson, a Scottish photographer and travel writer who explored...
Capital Home Show @ Dulles Expo Center
Sep 25 – Sep 27 all-day
Capital Home Show @ Dulles Expo Center
12:00 am
The Capital Home Show at the Dulles Expo Center spotlights a wide array of home-improvement and remodeling products. Experts will be on hand to...
The Serial Impulse at Gemini G.E.L. @ National Gallery of Art
Oct 4 2015 – Jan 31 2016 all-day
The Serial Impulse at Gemini G.E.L. @ National Gallery of Art
12:00 am
This exhibition at the National Gallery of Art showcases 17 artists who, over the past five decades, have had projects featured at the prominent...
Oct 5 2015 – Jan 3 2016 all-day
Le Onde: Waves of Italian Influence (1914-1971) @ Hirshorn Museum
12:00 am
Close to 20 works of Italian abstract art from its permanent collection are now on exhibit at the HIRSHHORN MUSEUM. Several pieces are included...
Oct 10 2015 – Jan 10 2016 all-day
Gauguin to Picasso: Masterworks from Switzerland @ The Phillips Collection
12:00 am
The renowned Swiss collections of Rudolf Staechelin and Karl Im Obersteg will be on view at The Phillips Collection. The exhibit showcases more than...
Old Patterns, New Order: Socialist Realism in 
Central Asia @ The George Washington University Museum
Oct 10 2015 – May 29 2016 all-day
Old Patterns, New Order: Socialist Realism in 
Central Asia @ The George Washington University Museum
12:00 am
Organized in partnership with GW’s Central Asia Program, this exhibit at The George Washington University Museum showcases the socialist realist movement of the Soviet...
Oct 16 – Oct 18 all-day
Maryland Home & 
Garden Show @ Timonium, Maryland
12:00 am
The weekend show in 
TIMONIUM, MARYLAND, will provide the opportunity to meet hundreds of contractors who can offer support in remodeling and landscaping your...
Irving Penn: Beyond Beauty @ Smithsonian American Art Museum
Oct 23 2015 – Mar 20 2016 all-day
Irving Penn: Beyond Beauty @ Smithsonian American Art Museum
12:00 am
Photographs from the collection of American photographer Irving Penn (1917-2009) will be showcased at the Smithsonian American Art Museum. A pioneer of platinum printing,...
Sõtatsu: Making Waves @ Sackler Gallery
Oct 24 2015 – Jan 31 2016 all-day
Sõtatsu: Making Waves @ Sackler Gallery
12:00 am
More than 70 pieces by Tawaraya Sõtatsu, a 17th-century Japanese abstract artist, will be featured in an exhibition at the Sackler Gallery. The work...